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Contemporary Photographer Series - Jason Lazarus

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Phase 1 Live Archive, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA © Jason Lazarus
Jason Lazarus (b. 1975) is a Florida-based artist, educator, curator and writer. His works are held in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Milwaukee Museum of Art and have been shown in galleries and museums around the world. He was recently interviewed by Benjamin Moten for our Contemporary Photographer Series (CPS).
People primarily recognize you as a photographer but you've branched out of that role in the last few years. How has serving as an archivist or curator affected your mission as an artist?
I consider it all my practice - interdependent, generative and my path of growth. As I've gotten older, I don't shoehorn all my thoughts into printed photographs anymore, this seemed limited and anachronistic to me. I'm currently a new tenure-track assistant professor of photography and digital media at the University of South Flor…

William Wegman at Asheville Art Museum

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© William Wegman
Renowned artist and photographer William Wegman will be giving a public lecture on his work at the Asheville Art Museum on Thursday, November 19 from 6-7:30pm. ETSU students can attend the talk and see the corresponding exhibition for only $4. There won't be any van transportation from Johnson City, but if you are interested in attending for the discounted price, please email professor Joshua Dudley Greer at greerjd@etsu.edu so he can get an accurate headcount.

Taking Care of Business Opening Friday

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The opening reception for the Student Photographers' Association exhibition Taking Care of Business will be held this Friday, November 6 from 6-8pm. The show, which will be on view at the Tipton Gallery until November 20, features work by Annie Buckles, Rebecca Ingram, Matthew Brown, Joshua Harr, Monica Simerly, Lyn Govette, Katie Sheffield, Matthew Jessie, Bradley Marshall, Jared Sapp, Amber Law, Katherine Joy Williams and Amanda Musick.